Amphitropal
Amphitropal Am*phit"ro*pal (-pal), Amphitropous Am*phit"ro*pous (-p[u^]s), a. [Gr. 'amfi` + tre`pein to turn.] (Bot.) Having the ovule inverted, but with the attachment near the middle of one side; half anatropous. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Amphitropous — Amphitropal Am*phit ro*pal ( pal), Amphitropous Am*phit ro*pous ( p[u^]s), a. [Gr. amfi + tre pein to turn.] (Bot.) Having the ovule inverted, but with the attachment near the middle of one side; half anatropous. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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